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, when politics and religion collide. >> i'm not ashamed to say that i believe in god and i believe until his word. this is my compass, my north star. >> the national republican senate committee criticizing arkansas's senator, democrat mark pryor, for that new ad campaign, but it's pryor's republican opponent who's coming to his defense. we'll talk about this ad with first read. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit or call 1-800-medicare since i've been using crest pro-health, i've noticed a huge improvement. [ male announcer ] go pro. for a clean that's up to four times better, try these crest pro-health products together. the toothpaste is really awesome. it cleans a lot. [ male announcer ] crest pro-health protects not just some, but all these areas dentists check most. this is
, jackets, beanies, and clothing was handed out to those in need. >> our religion is taught to share with the less fortunate. >> families say this is their first give a way. >>> bikers are helping children in the hospital. what they dropped off today at san francisco general hospital. >> reporter: dozens of harleys roared in the parking lot. every rider had a special delivery. they came bearing gifts. toys for the hospital's smallest patients. they dropped their donations under the tree. steve knows how much these toys mean. his son was hospitalized years back. >> he had a toy and i said where did you get that? he said the harley guys gave it to me. it touched my heart ♪. >> reporter: after 30 years it has become a tradition. the driving force is tom perkins who owns a dealership. the doctors here saved his life after a motorcycle crash. >> for a lot of them it may be the only one they get, and a hospital from experience is the worst place to be on christmas. >> reporter: these toys will do a lot of good. they will go to 500 children this holiday season. . >> a nice thing to see. >
a religion in south africa. it's always been an entirely white religion up to that moment. nelson mandela, showing up for the final. we have video of nelson mandela on the field presenting the world cup to his captain, who himself was a child of apartheid. himself said he grew up thinking that black people were second class citizens. yet nelson mandela, when he walked into the pitch, changed south africa. listen to the welcome he got. >> all the teams -- >> 35,000 people in that stadium on that day, 99% of them white. started chanting, "nelson, nelson, nelson." and maintenance of those people are the same ones who believed he was rightfully imprisoned for so long. many called him a terrorist, and there they were chants his name. that more than anything was the moment that south africa changed. >> i know automatic the blogs are talking about what people used to say about mandela, the terms used for him. people's thoughts and attitudes have changed as they realize who that's guy is. >> certainly has. >> come over here with me. sharlene smythe is an authorized nelson mandela biographer and i
in california not putting up decorations for christmas. instead the atheist group freedom from religion is putting up 55 billboards around sacramento. it is to promote her anti christian message during the month of december. >> i think there are a lot of myths out there about atheists that need to b broken. >> here's the irony despite her lack of christian faith she says she still has a christmas tree up and a charlie brown nativity scene. to her those are symbols of peace and joy. >> national security correspondent jennifer griffin explains why the defense department might get rid of the way military families save money on food. jennifer? >> heather, ainsley, the pentagon says no final decision has been made. defense cutter says more is on the table including a plan to close all u.s. based commissaries where they shop at reduced rate saving thousands on their grocery bills. it would affect 78 commissaries in the united states. they receive 1.4 billion in subsidies. but they don't tell the whole story. 30 percent of the employees are military spouses. there will likely be unemployment a
by suppressing the freedom of religion. first of all, students theoretically have the same constitutional rights as the rest of us. that includes the freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion. this girl's not trying to have somebody celebrate mass in the hallway of the school. she's simply passing out literature saying if you'd like to talk about jesus or if you'd like to talk about the bible i'm happy to meet with you at another time and at another place. schools can restrain speech if the speech is disruptive. but when the speech is not disruptive and when it's especially protected in the constitution, like speech about religion or speech about nonreligion, they cannot interfere. >> here's the problem. the school has got a policy, and we got a statement from the school, quote, the distribution of any religious material is prohibited on school ground or in any attendance facility before, during or after the school day or school activity. so you say they've got that rule but that doesn't fly? >> that rule is unconstitutional unless they can show that the mere distribution of this lit l
is cheer about freedom of religion and i believe that extends to the private sector. there are numerous catholics that use birth control. so it comes down to does the catholic church care more about healing the sick or preventing birth control? >> they are asking for exe exemptions and if they don't believe that is ethical they should be able to offer a plan that is exempts contraception. >> mr. obama never mentioned he thought this was a problem and now in 2010 it is as a sign that the catholics don't love people. this is the problem with obamacare that has a one-size fits all. these problems didn't exist until obamacare was passed >> i don't think what the issue is with offering a version that employer feels doesn't violate their conscious? >> because then we get into an area of every single religious organization that is linked or every owner with a personal religious practice and if they are violated the first amendment. because birth role is provided doesn't mean everyone is choosing to use it. but there are other parts of the plan when it comes to women's health like ivf that are
gender identity like race, sex and religion. >> it's a broad array of people whose gender identitity is different from their sex. >> reporter: a gender nonconformist. >> in the state of maryland, you are not protected on gender identity. what good is it if someone can fire me for looking the way i do but not who i love? >> reporter: they passed a bill that makes discrimination against the wall. >> hyattsville is the first jurisdiction to pass the legislation. >> reporter: it means people in the lgbt community in hyattsville can now go to a restaurant, get an apartment and know they are protected by law. >> four jurisdictions, montgomery county, baltimore county and the city of baltimore. >> reporter: currently, 16 states in d.c. have statewide nondiscrimination laws. they hope what's happening in hyattsville sends a message to state legislatures. >> i think it's a big help. the civil rights act didn't end racism. i don't think this is going to end homophobia or transphobia. >> reporter: zachary kiesch, news 4. >>> right now at 6:00, d.c. mayor vincent gray talks up his administration
and propose religions for insuring -- propose recommendations. four white students taunted their black roommate with racial slurs and put a u-shaped bicycle lock around his neck. >>> healdsburg could be the first city to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco. you must be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco. that is up from 18 years old. its designed to discourage teens from buying tobacco and smoking at an earlier age but the city says they first need to investigate the low galty before they --ly galty before they --ly galty before they can vote on it. >>> tara moriarty is in san francisco with the build up to the big game this sunday. tara. >> reporter: the sea hawkers put an e-mail out to all of their fans telling them to meet here in san francisco in front of pier 39 to pose from font of their christmas tree and expecting 1,000 people. they also roll let's take over this place in classy sea hawk fashion. be respectful this is rival territory. we caught up with radio talk show to talk about the niners. they had interesting things to say about this handbook. its basically a ha
the cardinal hears him. i wish other religions would hear them, because there's a vacuum in congress. capitalism is the best thing in the world, but it's not set up to take care of the poor. >> congressman charlie rangel, great to have you here. i think you can easily invest in green ba nananabananas. thanks for your time. >>> joining me now, editor of the "washington post" wonkblog, ezra klein. good to see you, buddy. it was a big weekend for the administration. now they're touting these big gains, coming out with nbc news being able to verify these numbers. 100,000 numbers successfully selected health insurance plans in november, up from the 27,000 in october. and we had jennifer palmieri speak to our chuck todd this morning. i want to play more about what she has to say about promoting this website. >> the question about what you're getting at, i think, is whether or not we're trying to drive traffic to the site and using different communications arms and insurers doing television advertising to do that. our view right now is we are not doing that because we don't need to do that
was running for commander in chief. his religion, his faith, has to be reflected in how he lives his life. that's a much more important approach for the folks in the political arena to take. >> kevin, a.b., van, thanks so much for being with us on this monday. really appreciate it. >>> coming up for us next on "the lead," we'll be right back. no, a rookie in the nba is making millions but thanks to his mother, he's not able to spend any of it. that's our sports lead. la's known definitely for its traffic, congestion, for the smog. but there are a lot of people that do ride the bus. and now that the buses are running on natural gas, they don't throw out as much pollution into the air. so i feel good. i feel like i'm doing my part to help out the environment. to help secure retirements and protect financial futures. to help communities recover and rebuild. for companies going from garage to global. on the ground, in the air, even into space. we repaid every dollar america lent us. and gave america back a profit. we're here to keep our promises. to help you realize a better tomorrow. from th
on on the kron 4 news spread a renewed a lawsuit tackle's religion and obama care, just as the president kicks off a three week media blitz touring and the benefits of the affordable care act. we will tell you where the legal battle is going. >> the richmond city council voted last night on day ordnance that could ban the use of the cigarettes in richmond. coming up we will tell you just how much and by later would have to pay if they're caught smoking in certain areas. >> paul walker and his friend, roger rodas autopsies are said to be released today. we will tell you what the corner had to use in order to identify the bodies. >> welcome back. obamacare faces another legal battle as the white house starts a three-week public relations campaign to re-market the affordable care act. andrew spencer reports some institutions want to make sure the health care reforms don't infringe on their religious freedoms. >> even though contraceptives are part of the guilt, their art read the filing this lawsuit after three weeks the obama administration is trying to encourage more people to sign up. this was
they say they are nonbelievers. all 55 billboards have been paid for by the freedom from religion organization. >> we're trying to encourage others to speak up, especially this time of year when we're so inundated by jesus stories and the music when you shop and everywhere. >> supporters say the billboards are meant to speak to atheists as part of the come out of the closet campaign. they will stay up for one month. >>> 7:11. still alive after being under water for ten minutes. >> it's murky water. it's three feet of visibility. what we're finding out about the condition of a little boy rescued by a creek in vallejo. >>> emotions running high for friends of actor paul walker. >>> good morning. we do have breaking news in san mateo. el camino is closed. you can see traffic is being diverted. we'll tell you more about this crash coming up. >>> there is a little bite to the morning air. if you're in the fog, it can be downright cold. but cold is the key word. it's sunny for most. but there will be a big change in the forecast. i will tell you what that is coming up. [ female announce
's turban is offensive. >> i don't want my religion to be represented in this way in a sexy commercial like this. >> protesters want gap to pull the ad but some sikhs disagree and say the ad could help dispel stereotypes. >>> some texas parents say their children have been banned from saying merry christmas. parents say an element in frisco sent home rules for the winter holiday party that said no reference to christmas could be made. the parents say that violates a new state law that lets students and staff wish each other a merry capacity or a happy hanukkah. >> we're celebrating christmas. why can't it be a christmas party or holiday party but they skip over that and go to winter. that's political correctness gone too far. >> a group in texas is taking out radio ads reminding school districts about the new rule. but the school district says it has no plans to change the rules for the holiday party. >>> caltrains holiday train is making a run this weekend? it's decorated with 60,000 lights. it will stop at nine stations between san francisco and santa rosa. santa claus, mrs. claus and fri
as a religion? stand by. the supreme court will decide. bret, you've got 'til 6:00 p.m. eastern time to get a show together. do you think you can manage? >> i think we'll have plenty. >> you always do. >> thank you very much. >> take care. >>> heather nauert has the rest of the headlines. >> there is always so much to talk about in washington. i got some news. one man is dead this morning and three people are under arrest after a stadium fight at a kansas city chiefs game. the victim in his mid 20s was sitting in someone else's truck in the parking lot after the game. when the owner of that truck saw this guy in his car, a fight broke out. the victim then collapsed and later died at the hospital. >> hospital told us there is no obvious signs of how this person died. so we don't know if the person had a heart attack during the struggle. we don't know. >> officials say that incident had nothing to do with the fan rivalry. >>> tmz reporting moments ago that the car crash that killed actor paul walker may have been caused by a steering fuel leak. this according to sources tied to the auto shop
religion. it's not that you have to be a historically disadvantaged member of the class but you are treated differently because of your membership in a particular class. >> isn't harassment harassment. you don't have to be a protected class member to be harassed? >> no, not at all. that has to be based on, for example, in this case, based on gender. you were subjected to a hostile environment, a pervasive environment. remember, the courts will not find hostile environment where it's just a random conversation or if it's just flirtation. they identify the difference between a one-time comment and a pervasive environment. they will say, as in this case, because someone has used the "p" word, is that what we'll call it? >> yes. >> it is a gender specific epithet. >> it is. >> i would feel like that's a gender-based epithet. that tends to lean the other way. each of these is a different case. >> even if she cannot win the argument on the protected class argument she's making, do you think that they, the group of employees, male employees, can win their argument? >> great question. let's say tha
kicked out of your religion. >> i have blocked her on twitter. she is a bigot. >> she was sharing negative things and her friends alienated her because she left the church of scientology. however, she came back and said we're going to try to put this behind her and leah said i just wish the best for kirsti so maybe we're past this. >> okay. rebecca black has a new one out. remind people who rebecca black is. friday. >> if you get it in your head again, don't blame us. but she came out with this song a couple of years ago, friday. it became very popular. 61 million views on youtube. so over the weekend, the sequel, i guess, if you came out called saturday. she has more than 8 million views for this song. it has a bit of a similar sound to it. the song was quite devicive. there's people that felt it was catchy. >> others that felt like it was -- >> the worst song ever. >> some people were rather vocal about it. so she is capitalizing on this. could be another viral hit for her. >> a good parody. >> the next one is bcs or the bowl projections. we now have the national championship ga
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